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Director, Construction

Langley, BC

About Us

Many people will spend their lives in a Marcon home, so we have to build it right, every time. Founded in 1985, Marcon is an established real estate company specializing in acquiring, developing, building and managing properties across Metro Vancouver. A focus on quality and craft is what the business was built on, giving us a trusted name in the construction community. These principles have remained a focus as we’ve expanded into the real estate development and operations space, managing our own projects from conception through to execution, completion, and more recently ongoing management.

We have a commitment to providing elevated experiences at every touch point between our people, our buildings, and our communities. None of this is possible without a hardworking team, working together, to make it all happen. That’s why we’re looking for people who are eager to join an intelligent and motivated team to create something bigger than themselves and build communities that will impact a neighbourhood in infinite ways.

About The Role

Reporting directly to the Vice President, Construction this senior level role will oversee a portfolio of projects, with responsibility for maintaining positive client relationship throughout the project life cycle. Managing the construction of the development from pre-construction through to completion, this role will provide guidance and support to team members to ensure scheduling, budget, safety, quality standards and processes are all followed. Effective problem solving, risk mitigation, trade management, relationship building and overseeing the overall project success are all key responsibilities.


Strategic Focus

  • Promote, align with, and add value to the corporate strategic vision.
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the specific project portfolio that aligns with the Corporate Strategic plan
  • Achievement of Marcon’s key performance indicators
  • An ambassador to Marcon’s Core Values, leading by example

Client Relations

  • Work closely with clients to provide accurate budget, cost, and schedule updates/reports throughout the life of the projects within the portfolio.
  • Representative for Marcon Construction during Client meetings and presentations.

Project Focus

  • Track project progress; through overseeing the construction team’s effective management of approved budget, schedule, and quality standards.
  • Work with your construction team to create and maintain the Master project schedule and milestones.
  • Oversee the whole project management process from approving project deliverables to initiating project reviews and ensure risks are continuously assessed and mitigated.
  • Ensure your construction team members are identifying opportunities to reduce overall costs and improve trade/supplier performance.
  • Recognize potential conflicts or issues and facilitate solutions (e.g. resource loading, priority clashes). Support your team with conflict resolution when needed.
  • Review major trade/supplier contracts before finalization.
  • Provide monthly updates to senior management, identify, assess, and inform of internal and external issues that affect the project.
  • Maintain relationship with other operational leaders and foster effective teamwork between leadership and staff

Leadership Focus

  • Recruit, train, and manage the site management team to ensure business needs are met.
  • Provide mentorship and continue to grow the team.
  • Manage performance expectations and conduct performance evaluations of direct reports.
  • Support the development of team members and actively contribute to succession planning.


  • Ensure construction team prioritize safety and reinforce the safety culture.
  • Be and advocate for safety at site, project and portfolio level, aligning with Marcon’s core values.

Quality and Operations Excellence

  • Ensure consistency of processes, and achievement of Marcon’s quality and brand standards.
  • Deploy Marcon’s operations system and continuous improvement strategy.
  • Ensure effective and consistent utilization of construction processes and technologies across the project.

About You

  • 10+ years of senior project management experience in the construction industry.
  • College diploma or university degree in related field, PMP certification an asset.
  • Sound understanding of contractual and financial functions on projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods), industry practices, estimating/budgeting, scheduling, and safety requirements.
  • Ability to lead and motivate construction teams.
  • Ability to resolve project disputes.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Project. Technologically savvy, able to learn new programs quickly

What We Offer

Marcon is committed to building an inclusive, inspired, high performance team culture, where our Core Values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Passion, and Excellence guide how we show up every day. If you are at the top of your game or want to find an environment to push you to it and if you want to find likeminded teams that strive for innovation and continuous improvement, we want to hear from you! Our competitive compensation package has been designed to reward our employees’ skills, competencies and performance that align with our culture. The compensation range for this role is $200,000 to $250,000 annually, depending on candidate experience and qualifications. Coupled with this base salary, we offer pay for performance bonus programs, excellent family health benefits, RSP matching, employee recognition programs and plenty of opportunity to socialize, have fun and build genuine relationships

If you are an enthusiastic and hard-working individual who is interested in being a part of our team, then we want to hear from you!

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